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University Overview:

Xi'an Jiaotong University, a national key university under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is one of the country's oldest institutions of higher learning. Founded in Shanghai in 1896 as Nanyang Public, it was renamed Jiaotong University in 1921. In 1956, at the direction of the State Council, the university was moved to Xi'an, and renamed Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU). As one of the country's national key universities, it was included in the first group of universities singled out for high priority development under the country's seventh and eighth five year plans. It was also included in the first group of universities to benefit from Project 211 and Project 985, with the goal of becoming a world class university. Under a plan adopted by the State Council in April, 2000, the original Xi'an Jiaotong University was merged with the Xi'an Medical University and the Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics to form the new Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Today, Xi'an Jiaotong University is a comprehensive research university offering programs in ten areas—science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, art, law, philosophy, education, etc—with a major emphasis on science and engineering. It includes 23 schools, eight undergraduate residential colleges, and 12 affiliated teaching hospitals. XJTU has a faculty and staff of about 5600, of which 2686 are full-time teachers, including over 1500 professors and associate professors. The faculty includes 21 academicians—ten members of the National Academy of Sciences and twelve members of the National Academy of Engineering--among whom eleven are members of both. The university has had six recipients of national teaching awards. Among current faculty members, 43 have been designated as “Chang JIang Scholars” by the Ministry of Education; 31 have been honored by National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars; 15 have been recognized as national experts who have made outstanding contributi ons to the nation. An additional 211 teachers have been selected to participate in the Ministry of Education's “New Century Program for Promising Young Talent,” and another 544 have been awarded government stipends for their outstanding contributions to China. Pursuant to its precept that “talent makes the university strong,” XJTU has continues to add to its strength by attracting to the campus leaders in a wide range of disciplines and will continue the process of building its team of top-level talent.

XJTU has a current enrollment of about 30,000 full-time students, including over 13,000 masters and doctoral candidates. The university offers 78 undergraduate majors, and awards masters degrees in 242 disciplines and Ph.D. degrees in 154. Among these, there are 8 which are designated as first-order key disciplines by the Chinese government, and 8 which are designated as second–order key disciplines. In addition, 115 disciplines are recognized as key disciplines at the provincial and ministerial level. XJTU offers Master degrees 18 areas, including engineering, clinical medicine, business, and MPA; it has 20 research facilities for post-doctoral students, five national key laboratories, four national special laboratories, two national engineering research centers and 59 key research centers and laboratories at the provincial and ministerial level.

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  • Fee Structure:

    Tuition fee: 40,000 RMB/Year

    Hostel fee: 8500 RMB/Year

    NOTE: In 1st year, students pay some extra charges along with tuition fee & hostel fee. These charges include Application fee, Registration fee, Management fee, Visa extension fee, Medical Checkup fee and health Insurance fee etc.